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Hong Kong opens high-speed rail link with mainland China

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong on Saturday opened a new high-speed rail link to inland China that will vastly decrease travel times but...

2 adults, 2 children found dead in burning house in apparent murder-suicide, police say

HENDERSON, Nev. -- Police say a 27-year-old man, a 35-year-old woman and two boys, ages 15 and 5, are dead in an apparent shooting...

Puerto Rico: The exodus after Hurricane Maria

One of the factors driving people to leave is the lack of bare-bones necessities like electricity. The storm downed 80 percent of the island's...

Puerto Rico's grim prognosis: The island may never recover

Watch the full CBSN Originals one-hour special on CBSN Sunday, Sept. 23, at 8 p.m., 11 p.m. and 2 a.m. ET. A year after Hurricane...

Investigation: Faster response to college football player's collapse “might have changed things”

TOWSON, Md. -- An independent investigation into the death of University of Maryland football player Jordan McNair has determined that trainers on the scene...

75 women gather to show support for their friend, Brett Kavanaugh

WASHINGTON — Negotiations are underway for Christine Blasey Ford -- the college professor who accuses Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her when...

Less than 340,000 have flood insurance in North and South Carolina combined

CONWAY, S.C. — Floodwaters from Hurricane Florence are raising fears as rivers continue to spread beyond their banks. On Friday afternoon, a dam was...

Ted Cruz and Beto O'Rourke face off in first debate

Texas Senator Ted Cruz and his Democratic opponent, Repesentative Beto O'Rourke, are meeting for their first debate on Friday. The race between Cruz and O'Rourke...

A college student and a minister answer each other's prayers

MONTICELLO, Ga. — Although no one knew it at the time, minister Jerome Jones of the Springfield Baptist Church in Monticello, Georgia, recently went...

Trump rallies in Missouri amid concerns over SCOTUS pick

President Trump is in Springfield, Missouri, Friday evening to appear at a rally for Josh Hawley, the Republican challenging Senate Claire McCaskill in this...

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